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Mr. Darcy As Raymond Chandler's Hero

So I’m still working on my analyses of Universal Horror films. Given how my work on Dracula (1931) turned out, however, I think that those analyses need something of re-think. 2.715 altre parole

Raymond Chandler says:

” Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think
in terms of emotions and sensations.”

Losing the plot

There are certain words we use frequently, quite sure that we know what they mean, but then tie ourselves up in knots when asked to define them. 1.589 altre parole


Raymond Chandler Gives a Damn.

The Big Sleep (1939)

I thought I’d begin by writing about The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler’s journey into the depths of seedy LA. This of course a classic. 407 altre parole


More Inspiration and Information For Creators #5

Part 5 of a series.  See also Part 1, Part 2 & 3, and Part 4


  • “(Creators) who lose their youthful rebelliousness are in grave danger of losing their talent as well” (Robert Jourdain).
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Artists And Writers

Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler

Very taut, enjoyable novel. A bit confusing, plot-wise, but that may have been my fault for reading it in fits and starts. Philip Marlowe is a great character, with his hard external shell and his moral sense intact. 76 altre parole